Nadodikkattu (1987)

 ●  Malayalam ● 2 hrs 38 mins

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Spiced with hilarity, this insightful comedy delightfully depicts the twists and turns in the life of Dasen (Mohanlal) and Vijayen (Sreenivasen) are peons at a government office who end up with no jobs, a cow, and a heavy bank loan after a series of comical events. In desperation, they decide to go to Dubai and try their luck. However, they not only end up at an unexpected location, but in a dangerous situation and are mistaken for smugglers, triggering a new set of adventures in their luckless lives.
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Cast: Mohanlal Nair, Shobana Pillai, Sreenivasan

Crew: Sathyan Anthikad (Director), Vipin Mohan (Director of Photography), Samuel Joseph (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy

Release Dates: 06 May 1987 (India)

Malayalam Name: നടോടിക്കട്ടു

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Did you know? After this movie's phenomenal success two sequels have been made, Pattanapravesham (1988) and Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990) Read More
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as Ramdas (aka Dasan)
as Radha
as Vijayan
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as Pavanazhi
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as Balagopalan
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as Ananthan Nambiar
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Malayalam
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
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04:25
Music Director: Samuel Joseph
Lyricist: Shirley Yung
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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04:09
Music Director: Samuel Joseph
Lyricist: Shirley Yung
Playback Singer: KJ Yesudas
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04:09
Music Director: Samuel Joseph
Lyricist: Shirley Yung
Playback Singer: KS Chithra
Trivia:
This movie was remade by Muktha V. Srinivasan in Tamil under the title, Katha Nayagan (1988) which starred Pandiarajan and S. V. Sekhar in the lead roles, and also in Kannada as 'Tenali Rama', with Ramesh Aravind and Jaggesh.

After this movie's phenomenal success two sequels have been made, Pattanapravesham (1988) and Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990)

This film represents popular Malayalam cinema at its best and established the Mohanlal-Sreenivasan combination as one of its most memorable and bankable cinematic pairs. The story, screenplay and characters have achieved cult status.